Field Trip Options

Science, History, Inspiration.

Aviation embodies STEM. From the science of George Cayley in 1799 describing the forces needed for flight, using that knowledge to engineer a heavier-than-air flying machine, to creating the technology necessary for travel to space, aviation inspires generations, and generations make history.  The Lone Star Flight Museum intertwines history and science to inspire the next generation to fly higher. Our self-guided tours start with a brief introduction from a member of our Education Team who will prepare you for takeoff, then students have the freedom to explore the Museum with their chaperone. If requested, docent-led tours are available at no additional charge and include exhibit highlights, aviation facts and interesting stories about our aircraft. 

ALL EDUCATION PROGRAMS – AVAILABLE TUESDAY – SATURDAY (9 A.M. TO 4 P.M.)

Student Field Trip

  • Self-Guided Tour or Docent Tour of the museum.
  • FREE Chaperone with every 10 students. 
  • Special pricing available for designated groups.
  • $7.95 per students (K-12 grades)

Choose from:

Self-Guided Tour 

Build a purposeful field trip by including pre- and post-activities, as well as customizable visit Activity Guides, to make a day at the museum an extension of your classroom.

Docent Tour 

A tour guided by our knowledgeable docents details the history, design and stories of our warbird collection. Tours last approximately 1.5 hours, can be customized to fit the size and needs of your group of up to 80 people per docent group.

Aviation Learning Center

Full ALC Experience

This two-hour program incorporates all three areas of the center – the hands-on science of the Learning Lab, preflight inspection and activities in the Mooney Hangar, and flight time in the simulators.

  • Available for groups of 12 – 36 per 2-hour session.
  • $450 per group.
  • Includes full museum access.

Pilot Experience 

A one-hour program including the preflight inspection, flight planning, and flight simulator experience.

  • Available for groups of 10 – 20 per 1-hour session.
  • $12.50 per student.
  • Includes full museum access.

Learning Lab 

This one-hour study of the foundational science of flight explores topics such as Forces of Flight, Navigation and Map Reading, Parts of a Plane, and Flight Controls.

  • Ideal for groups of 10 – 20 per 1-hour session
  • $12.50 per student.
  • Includes full museum access.

Classes

Add to your museum experience with a class focused on the science or history of flight. A 1-hour classroom lesson brings a deeper understanding of the concept chosen from several available topics.

  • Available for group sizes 10 – 28 students.
  • $160 per class.
  • Does not include admission to exhibits. 

Field Trip and Classes Registration Form

Please complete all of the following information if you would like to register your class for a field trip, class or other student experience. 

  • You can add multiple experiences on ONE FORM – you only need to fill out the form ONE TIME.
  • If you have multiple field trip dates, follow the steps in the form below to add additional dates. 
  • It is important that you fill out the form completely to ensure your requested student experience and date(s) are reserved.

Thank you. 

Questions: Email- Education@LoneStarFlight.org / Call- 346-352-7686

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